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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region over the past year:

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 7:56:06 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 7:55:02 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km west of Kaikoura
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9 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 6:35:49 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km north-west of Culverden
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 2:18:18 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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15 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 28 2017, 9:13:45 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.5
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 11:36:14 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 8:20:49 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Apr 24 2017, 3:44:44 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.5
Location15 km north-west of Culverden
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Apr 24 2017, 2:31:27 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-east of Kaikoura
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Apr 23 2017, 8:19:42 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km south-west of Kaikoura
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Apr 23 2017, 8:30:08 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.7
Location25 km west of Culverden
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 22 2017, 8:04:17 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km north of Mount Cook
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7 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 22 2017, 8:00:29 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location10 km north of Mount Cook
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Apr 20 2017, 10:38:48 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.7
Location15 km south-east of Te Kaha
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Apr 20 2017, 4:13:54 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude4.6
Location30 km north-east of St Arnaud
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTWed, Apr 19 2017, 3:08:42 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude5.1
Location25 km south-east of Matawai
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Apr 17 2017, 9:23:30 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km south of Hastings
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTMon, Apr 17 2017, 5:32:47 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude4.6
Location25 km south of Hastings
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 15 2017, 9:36:36 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km south of Whanganui
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 14 2017, 9:37:30 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 14 2017, 1:19:40 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.7
Location15 km north of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 12 2017, 4:15:25 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km south of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 12 2017, 4:08:18 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude4.1
Location25 km south-east of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTSun, Apr 9 2017, 11:30:15 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.5
Location30 km south-west of Wellington
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Apr 9 2017, 10:57:59 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude4.8
Location45 km south of Martinborough
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTSat, Apr 8 2017, 10:03:23 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 8 2017, 6:21:05 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 7 2017, 11:14:09 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km north-west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 7 2017, 7:23:23 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.6
Location40 km south-west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 7 2017, 12:01:29 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago